From space suits to sci-fi suburbia: the future, in photos


Sometimes photos can tell stories that words fail to express. Here is a handpicked collection of The Verge's favorite photo essays depicting the future and the future's past.

19 updates and 2076 comments below.

Feb 21 3:28a

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus and Kodewa reunite for the limited-run C-01 Continue reading »

Jan 14 11:00a

How to build the world's most amazing space telescope

Incredible images of the James Webb Telescope, soon to be Hubble's successor Continue reading »

Dec 22 2:30p

Tomorrow's robots drive, climb, and drill through walls at DARPA trials

The robots of the future are here, and they move very, very slowly Continue reading »

Oct 19 10:00a

Eight miles of water: underground with Manhattan's new aquatic lifeline

After over 40 years, New York has a new water tunnel to serve its millions Continue reading »

Jun 19 8:30a

The Large Hadron Collider in pictures: using big technology to investigate tiny things

Proton beams, cryogenics, superconductors, and massive underground labs — welcome to CERN! Continue reading »

Jan 04 10:11a

Incredible photos from the CES vault: 1967 to 2013

The future arrives over and over and over again Continue reading »

Oct 17 3:27p

Behind the mask: being yourself as someone else at New York Comic Con

Thousands of people spent their weekend in costume; we asked a few of them to step out of character Continue reading »
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